Use a glass container, any glass container, even a round fish bowl! Place artificial snow ( or salt ) at bottom for the base. Add some greenery from the outdoors with the artificial birds and nest from a craft store or garden shop.
DIY: How to Make Evergreen Topiaries - tutorial shows how to make these topiaries using evergreen branches, greenery and pots. If you use craft store greenery, you could use them from year to year - via Inspire Me Today